Lecture | "Candomblé: body and soul of a little Africa in Brazil," by Zeca Ligiéro

Candomblé: body and soul of a little Africa in Brazil, a lecture by Zeca Ligiéro

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Monday, December 15, 2014
6–8 pm

A lecture by Zeca Ligiéro that presents the dynamics of Candomblé, African-Brazilian religion that has been a source of inspiration for artists and songwriters and references to cultural resistance and struggle against religious intolerance in Brazil. The lecture will be followed by a wine reception and book launch of Ligiéro's new book, Initiation into Candomblé: Indroduction to African-Brazilian Religion.

Hemispheric Institute of Performance & Politics
20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10003

Zeca Ligiéro is director, writer, Ph.D., Performance Studies NYU, Coordinator of NEPAA – UNIRIO, Professor at UNIRIO, researcher FAPERJ.

This event is free and open to the public. A photo ID is required to enter NYU buildings. 20 Cooper Square is a wheelchair accessible venue.